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Kevin L. Fain, MD, FAAOS

3.9 out of 5 
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Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health Athens

2000 S. Palestine St.
Athens, TX 75751

UT Health East Texas Physicians Athens - Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute

1123 S. Palestine St.
Athens, TX 75751

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - Noon

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Kevin L. Fain, MD, FAAOS, enjoys providing his patients with life-enhancing treatments, such as joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine procedures and reconstruction for orthopedic trauma cases. “It’s very gratifying to see somebody who came into your office in a wheelchair come walking back in three months later after surgery.”

After being in private practice for 17 years, Dr. Fain became a UT Health East Texas physician, which gave him more time to do what he enjoys most. “It has freed me up to concentrate solely on the practice of medicine.”

Blogs Written by Dr. Fain

Ankle Sprains

When Should I Get a Knee Replacement?

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certification


Orthopedic Residency: Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals

Sports Medicine Residency: Aspen Orthopedic Associates, Colorado

Internship: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth

Doctor of Medicine: The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio

Bachelor of Science: Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow

Texas Medical Association, Member

Henderson County Medical Association, Member

Texas Orthopaedic Association, Member

Featured Reviews



I'm so thankful to Dr. Fain, PA Vanessa and all of his staff. Everyone was kind and helpful. And I really appreciate Dr. Fain's "bedside manner". I believe he genuinely cares about his patients.

   — Carol Isbell


Great service all around

   — Billy Burns


Got me in quickly. Was very helpful and answered my questions

   — Kellie Ballow


Dr.Fain is very professional and explains every detail so I could understand what and when of my (total knee replacement) Operation . I give the office and x ray staff 5 stars also . All and all it's been a very pleasant experience.

   — Dennis Kerr


I Had inquanal hernia surgery mon. 29th 2022, Miss Anne and her surgical team are the best at what they do, and would highly recommend to my friends and family, and there communication is right on point as they followed up the day after surgery by calling me at home to check on how I was doing, i would give them each a 1000 point. Thanks again, Larry Grudier

   — Larry Grudier


Dr. Fain and his staff were very friendly and helpful— they helped me quickly and compassionately— I was still in a lot of pain from my injury. They also were helped me a lot with pricing, as I am uninsured and paying cash.

   — Dennis Peterson